Public Meeting Minutes: December 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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December 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

December 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Preliminary Procedures
1.1. Call meeting to order & announce Open Meetings Act is Posted
1.2. Public Notice as publicized per board policy
Attachments:
1.3. Roll Call
1.3.1. Action to excuse board members if necessary
1.4. Pledge of Allegiance
1.5. Mission Statement: The School District of Seward, in cooperation with parents and community, affirms that all students will have the skills to become productive and contributing members of a global community. The district is committed to development of each student academically, emotionally, socially and physically.
1.6. Approval of Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Jerry Rumery and a second by Curt Sherman.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
2. Public Forum: (The Board President reserves the right to place time limits on individuals and topics.)
2.1. Public Forum on Agenda Items: This is your opportunity to speak to items on the agenda. If you are not a part of the presentation of the agenda item you need to speak now. Thank you for your participation.
Discussion: 

There is none.

2.2. Public Forum on Any Topic: This is your opportunity to speak to any topic concerning the school district. Since it is not an agenda item the board cannot discuss or take action at this time on the matter. Future discussion can be requested as an agenda item. Thank you for your participation.
Discussion: 

Nichole Block, Tom Rief, Destiney Grunke, Richard Gokie and Chase Prochnow discussed bowling and wanting it to be an NSAA winter sport.

3. Reports
3.1. Administrator Reports
Discussion: 

Written reports were received from the administrators.

Attachments:
3.2. Student Board Report
Discussion: 

Thomas Bosmenial presented his report to the board.

Attachments:
3.3. Superintendent Report
Discussion: 

Dr. Fields updated the board on his community conversations meeting he had on December 1, 2017.  He congratulated Hans Eickmeier on winning the Golden Apple Award.  Dr. Fields discussed the upcoming legislative session.

3.4. NASB State Conference Report
Discussion: 

The board members that attended the NASB state conference shared the topics that were discussed.

4. Discussion Items
4.1. State Assessment Results 2016-2017
Discussion: 

Dr. Dominy discussed our state assessment results from the 2016-2017 school year.

5. Old Business
5.1. Advance Refinancing of Bonds
Discussion: 

Dr. Fields updated the board on the refinancing of the bonds.

6. New Business
6.1. Separation Incentive Program
Action(s):
Motion to accept the separation incentive program application of Clark Kolterman effective at the end of the 2017-18 school year Passed with a motion by Lisa Dworak and a second by Paul Duer.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6.2. 2016-2017 Audit
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2016-2017 school audit by Dana F Cole Passed with a motion by Curt Sherman and a second by Paul Duer.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7. Future Agenda Items
Discussion: 

Facility and Maintenance

Bowling

Safety

8. Consent Agenda
8.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments:
8.2. Approval of Financial Reports
8.2.1. Treasurer
Attachments:
8.2.2. Budget
Attachments:
8.2.3. Activities
Attachments:
8.2.4. Athletic
Attachments:
8.3. Approval of Claims
8.3.1. General Fund
Attachments:
8.3.2. Bond Fund Claims
Attachments:
8.3.3. Qualified Capital Purpose Undertaking Fund Claims
Attachments:
8.4. Approval of Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Jerry Rumery and a second by Scott Pekarek.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9. Executive Session
Action(s):
Motion to enter executive session at 8:48 p.m. to discuss collective bargaining Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Curt Sherman.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9.1. Enter into Executive Session to Discuss Collective Bargaining
9.2. Restate that the reason the board is entering into Executive Session is to discuss Collective Bargaining
9.3. Exit Executive Session
Action(s):
Motion to exit executive session at 9:13 P.M. Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Lisa Dworak.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:13 PM with the next study session and regular board meeting scheduled for January 8, 2018 at 5:30 and 7:00 PM Passed with a motion by Jerry Rumery and a second by Scott Pekarek.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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